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Yes, any one of these things can cause the issue. It would be crazy to pick any one on a whim. If you can't clearly see the oil leak source (i.e. wet valve cover gasket), don't risk guessing wrong. Get the complete gasket kit and replace them all at the same time. Make sure you torque the covers to specs and be careful not to overtighten. Also, be sure to check the head bolts while you're there and make sure they are secure to specs as well.

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Ya, deffinately the spark plug tube gaskets, i had to replace them on my car as well, i purchased mine from a local auto parts retailer, they only cost about $20

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You need valve cover gaskets

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I think this user needs spark plug tube gaskets. A dealer will have them in Canada I got 4 for $42

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SOURCE: oil around 1 spark plug well.

this could simply mean that too much oil has been added and overflowed on to the engine.if the vehicule runs well and is not noisy i would not worry about it. the spark plugs should be inspected to make sure they are seating properly.always start the threading of the plug to the head by hand.

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You need to change the pistons rings on your car ....

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You definatly need to replace your Spark Plug Tube Seals. Its not very difficult to do yourself. They should cost you about 4 dollars each at your local auto store.

If this is not fixed soon, it will cause more problems. Your O2 sensors will not read correctly because they will be coated in carbon.

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